British billionaire and businessman, Elon Musk, expressed his desire before he died to build factories for Tesla for electric cars on Mars.
Musk, 50, stressed during the Tesla shareholder meeting, which was held in Austin, Texas, last week, that the idea of establishing an “extraterrestrial factory” may not occur in the near future, but it is possible in his life, according to “Fox.” American Business.
In response to a question from shareholders about when Tesla will build electric cars outside Earth, Musk said that they still have many years before this can be achieved.
“I mean, I’d like to see one before I die, that would be great, I don’t know what we’re going to get in 40 years, but I hope this happens before I die,” Musk told the investor.
Tesla currently owns 4 factories on the planet, including 3 in the United States of America and in Shanghai, China, and it is preparing to build a factory in Berlin, Germany, and another in Austin, Texas, and it will be known as “Giga Texas,” according to “Sputnik.”
Last February, Elon Musk revealed an ambitious plan to send humans to Mars by 2026, 7 years before NASA intends to send astronauts to the “red planet”.
In pursuit of this plan, Musk’s SpaceX is building a powerful Starship rocket along with a super booster capable of taking humans and supplies to the Moon and Mars.
Musk believes that once humans reach Mars, a million people could live on Mars by 2050 in “glass domes”.